• FICTION

    MORIARTY

    DEC. 9, 2014

MYSTERY & DETECTIVE

MORIARTY

by Anthony Horowitz

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    KING OF THE CRACKSMEN

    JAN. 6, 2015

SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

KING OF THE CRACKSMEN

by Dennis O'Flaherty

As Liam remarks: “That ought to ginger them up.” He could be referring to readers of this rousingly violent, funny,... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    LAST DAYS IN SHANGHAI

    DEC. 16, 2014

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

LAST DAYS IN SHANGHAI

by Casey Walker

Though its observations about China’s construction boom and the dismal state of American politics are as fresh as the... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    THERE WILL BE LIES

    JAN. 6, 2015

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THERE WILL BE LIES

by Nick Lake

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  • NONFICTION

    GOD'LL CUT YOU DOWN

    NOV. 28, 2014

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

GOD'LL CUT YOU DOWN

by John Safran

Weaving a tale that is simultaneously about race, failed systems, money, sex, family and simple rage, Safran truly did lose... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    LITTLE WHITE LIES

    DEC. 9, 2014

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

LITTLE WHITE LIES

by Katie Dale

Slight Briticisms make the fact-finding all the more interesting as readers keep guessing in this gripping whodunit. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    NOTHING IS TRUE AND EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE

    NOV. 11, 2014

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

NOTHING IS TRUE AND EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE

by Peter Pomerantsev

Not always cohesive, but the stylish rendering of the Russian culture, which both attracts and appalls the author, will keep... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    GUANTÁNAMO DIARY

    JAN. 20, 2015

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

GUANTÁNAMO DIARY

by Mohamedou Ould Slahi edited by Larry Siems

Slahi may or may not be a reliable narrator; readers are called on to suspend disbelief. By his account, of course, he is... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    CHASING GOLD

    DEC. 15, 2014

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